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The Richards Dawkins Award

The Atheist Alliance of America created the Richard Dawkins Award in 2003 to honor an outstanding atheist whose contributions raise public awareness of the nontheist life stance; who, through writings, media, the arts, film, and/or the stage, advocates increased scientific knowledge; who, through work or by example, teaches acceptance of the nontheist philosophy.  Previous recipients were James Randi, Ann Druyan, Penn and Teller, Julia Sweeney,  Daniel Dennett, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Bill Maher, Susan Jacoby, Christopher Hitchens, Eugenie Scott, Steven Pinker, Stephen Fry and Ricky Gervais.

Click on the names below to read more about past Richard Dawkins Award Recipients:

2016 Richard Dawkins Award

Melissa P and Mark W.G. Presents The Richard Dawkins Award to Dr. Lawrence Krauss    

Dr. Jerry Coyne Receives the Richard Dawkins Award 2015, Atlanta

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